Sheep run to the slaughterhouse, silent and hopeless, but at least sheep never vote for the butcher who kills them or the people who devour them. More beastly than any beast, more sheepish than any sheep, the voter names his own executioner and chooses his own devourer, and for this precious "right" a revolution was fought.
But I do nothing upon my self, and yet I am mine own executioner.john donne
I think awards in this country at this time are inappropriate to be received or given until the condition of the American Indian is drastically altered. If we are not our brother's keeper, at least let us not be his executioner.Marlon Brando
I feel in an executioner mood, I am going to punish him and punish him slowly.bernard hopkins
I do nothing upon myself, and yet am mine own executioner.john donne
Every man is his own greatest enemy, and as it were his own executioner.
I shall overlive my executioner.
I know who and what I am. I am The executioner, and I don't date Vampires. I kill them.laurell k. hamilton
Despair is like forward children, who, when you take away one of their playthings, throw the rest into the fire for madness. It grows angry with itself, turns its own executioner, and revenges its misfortunes on its own head.pierre charron
All grandeur, all power, all subordination to authority rests on the executioner: he is the horror and the bond of human association. Remove this incomprehensible agent from the world and at that very moment order gives way to chaos, thrones topple and society disappears.joseph de maistre